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Rolling out red carpet, Victor Valley Rescue Mission hosts film screening

Prepping for the big one: Students drop, cover and hold on during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

APPLE VALLEY — Ms. Yankle’s fourth-graders were busy working on their Chromebooks when the announcement came over the loudspeaker — it was time to drop, cover and hold for the scheduled earthquake drill.As simulated earthquake noises sounded over the speaker at 10:19 a.m., the Desert Knolls Elementary students and staff were just a few of the 55.8 million participants worldwide to take part Thursday in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill.The Southern […]

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California fires cause $1B in damages, burn 7,000 buildings

SAN FRANCISCO — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000.Both numbers were expected to rise as crews continued assessing areas scorched by the blazes that killed 42 people, a total that makes it the deadliest series of fires in state history.State Insurance Commissioner Dave […]

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Man arrested after holding girlfriend at gunpoint in Lenwood

This Desert Life: Let the veterans speak

Pragmatism kept Harry Hay in Barstow.The U.S. Navy veteran moved to California City 30 years ago. He lived there about 20 years when, one day, he decided to make the 67-mile trek east to the Veterans Home of California-Barstow.”I went over to do some volunteer work, actually,” Hay said. “But about the time I got there gas prices went from a buck-ninety-eight to $3.50 a gallon. And my car at the time was a Cadillac, and it required premium gas only, and it just […]

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Los Alamitos surges in second half, knocks off rival Edison

Beckman rallies from five goals down in fourth quarter and stuns Northwood in overtime, 9-8 (video)

  • Beckman’s Travis Ruoff is guarded by Northwood’s Collin Press during Thursday’s PCL match. Ruoff tied the match and sent it into overtime. Tim Burt photo

    Beckman’s Travis Ruoff is guarded by Northwood’s Collin Press during Thursday’s PCL match. Ruoff tied the match and sent it into overtime. Tim Burt photo

  • Northwood’s Justin Pyne is guarded by Beckman’s Richard Yun in Thursday’s match. Tim Burt photo

    Northwood’s Justin Pyne is guarded by Beckman’s Richard Yun in Thursday’s match. Tim Burt photo

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From Showtime to Zo-Time, Magic Johnson passes torch to Lonzo Ball

El Modena takes control early, cruises to victory over Brea Olinda

ORANGE – El Modena scored on its first three drives and shut out Brea Olinda into the fourth quarter for a 31-14 win in both teams’ North Hills League opener Thursday at El Modena High.

“This week was just more importantly getting off to a good start with league,” El Modena coach Matt Mitchell said. “Kind of building off last week of getting ourselves better and worrying about things we can control.”

No. 18 El Modena (6-2, 1-0) moves on to play Esperanza at home Thursday, Oct. 26. The Vanguards are ranked third in CIF-SS Division 7.

Brea Olinda (2-6, 0-1) plays

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For what it’s worth, here’s a can’t-miss in the Breeders’ Cup

By Art Wilson
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@sham73 on Twitter

I have a sure winner on Breeders’ Cup weekend at Del Mar. Can’t lose. Gonna dispose of his opponents like yesterday’s bad headache.

OK, I can hear you snickering from here. I can imagine the wise cracks.

The guy who wrote that War Emblem was going to need an oxygen tank at the quarter pole in the 2002 Kentucky Derby is telling me who’s going to win a Breeders’ Cup race before pre-entries are even taken?

The man who astutely told me to eliminate Mine That Bird before even sitting down to handicap the 2009 Derby

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Date: 1508478423

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